Summer Safety Tips

Summer is in session! We know kids are involved in a number of activities during the summer months and it can be nearly impossible to prevent injuries. The Iowa Clinic has a dedicated team of Pediatricians and Family Medicine providers offering same and next day appointments to help your family get through the busy summer months. And for things that...

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Heat Safety Awareness Day – Tips to Beat the Heat

Today is Heat Safety Awareness Day, and while temperatures are still quite mild in Central Iowa, the summer heat is right around the corner. So, how can you beat the heat? Dr. Danney Drewry, Internal Medicine physician with The Iowa Clinic, discusses signs of heatstroke everyone should be aware of and quick tips to stay cool for the summer. What...

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5 Things You Should Know About Dry Needling

Dry needling isn’t a new physical therapy technique, but it is new to Iowa having just been passed as an approved treatment in 2016. So, what is it and how can it help you? Iowa Clinic physical therapist, Tony Moore, PT, DPT, CMPT (Certified Manual Physical Therapist), CMTPT (Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist) discusses five things you should know about...

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Parents Head’s Up! No Shot? No School!

Request your child’s medical records here. Effective fall of 2017, there is a new state of Iowa requirement for all children entering 7th and 12th grade to be immunized for meningitis. Why? To keep children safe from meningococcal disease, a severe bacterial infection that attacks the lining of the brain and spinal cord. This serious illness is caused by a...

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Aesthetic Services Specials

Pamper mom (or yourself!) this Mother’s Day with specials on Aesthetic Services from Jinah Kha, Aesthetician, in our Plastic Surgery Department. Jinah is a licensed aesthetician with nearly 20 years of cosmetology experience. She is passionate about helping people look and feel their best through non-surgical cosmetic treatments and procedures. In addition to specializing in microdermabrasion and laser hair removal,...

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National Healthcare Decisions Week

National Healthcare Decisions Week | April 16-22 Written By: Iowa Clinic Intern, Sarah Van Gorp | April 10 This week our Governor signs a proclamation to officially designate April 16-22 as “Health Care Decisions Week” throughout the state of Iowa.  In a challenging and confusing political year, this political move is a step in the right direction for our communities....

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5 Reasons Men Should Go to the Doctor

5 Reasons Men Should Go to the Doctor 1. Prostate / Colon Health / ED There are some health topics your wife or mom can’t be an expert on. It’s important to establish a relationship with a primary care provider so you have a resource you’re able to talk with about men’s health. 2. Annual Physical A yearly physical exam is...

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What to expect when…your husband gets his vasectomy

Our Urologist, Stephanie Pothoven, offers a peak into what to expect when your husband gets a vasectomy. Have you completed your family and are considering a permanent method of birth control?  A vasectomy is a popular option for many, but both men and women may wonder what to expect. Here is a quick overview to ease your mind. What is...

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The Iowa Clinic at Wesley Acres Ribbon Cutting

First-of-a-Kind Clinic Opening – Ribbon-Cutting Event WHAT: Ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the first on-site and publicly accessible clinic to serve senior-living residents and the neighboring community WHERE: Wesley Acres | 3520 Grand Avenue | Lower Level, Entrance #5 | Des Moines, Iowa WHEN: Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Ribbon-cutting at 5:00 p.m. with remarks | Public open house 4:00 -7:00 p.m. Wesley Acres...

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The Iowa Clinic at Wesley Acres

The Iowa Clinic is now offering an onsite medical clinic at Wesley Acres – open to the community! 3520 Grand Avenue | Des Moines | Located on Lower Level, Entrance #5 Tuesdays 1 – 4:30 PM | Call 515-875-9655 to schedule your appointment Services Available New patient visit Routine follow up visits Home care certification Preventative care Post hospital visits...

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